I’m glad I waited a bit to write this response. Specifically because of what just recently happened in Philadelphia with Starbucks. I believe that Starbucks plays a leadership role in companies that care greatly about public image. Part of this ‘alliance’ that we talk about in the case is to help promote a better global image and…[Read more]
– To understand the history of Amazon is to understand Bezos’ quote on the lemonade stand. He wanted to start a ‘lemonade stand’ and eventually continuously grow it into a lemonade and hotdog stand, then to a lemonade, hotdog and popcorn stand and so on until he owns the entire market.
– However, it’s a bit different when you want…[Read more]
I agree with all three qualities that you share in your post. However, I may add that a great CIO will know the industry that their business is competing in. The ins and outs; the competition; the competitive advantages; and more. I think what a CIO really brings to the table is knowledge and expertise of technologies, but if they don’t know how…[Read more]
I agree with most of the other students in that this is most likely the future of delivery. However, I am currently doing a case study on Amazon in another class so I think about this and the costs that become associated with it. Currently Amazon is struggling to even create a net profit, but yet they won’t stop trying to show what is to come in…[Read more]
RFID at Metro Case:
-Need to choose between RFID with Pallets, with Cases or Alternate all together
-Metro saw a high ceiling for benefits with RFID, but at an above average cost
-Reduces Human Error
-Limited to expertise of the user
Information Goods Supply Chain:
-‘Game Changing’ innovations, Disrupt an…[Read more]
Don’t expect trends to remain constant. I remember having an order from upstream needing 1,000,000+ units and thus I ordered 1,500,000 anticipating a similar order would come next, However, the following week was only a 50,000 order from upstream. Many things played into this bullwhip effect. Assumptions, lagged information and thinking an…[Read more]
Risk Management / MIS / Senior
Data Anaylsis Internship during Summer 2017 with Aetna in Washington D.C.
I have used Supply chains both as a consumer and in the aspect of selling Health Insurance in the individual market and group/employer market.
Key Points of Week 1:
-Supply chain is not simply one process line that goes from Point A to Point B. It can be multiple processes that all lead to one small product completion.
-Every detail that gets put towards that final product has its own individual supply chains. The complexity is incomparable.
-Things you never even thought about can…[Read more]
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My name is Andrew Levandowski. I’m a Junior in The Fox School of Business currently pursuing my BBA in Management and Information Systems. My expected graduation date is […]